Yamaha XVS650 Drag Star (1997-99)

The Yamaha XVS 650 Drag Star was a motorcycle model produced between 1997 and 1999. Its engine is a four-stroke, 75-degree V-twin with a capacity of 649cc and a compression ratio of 9.0:1. The lubrication system is wet sump and the induction is provided by a 28mm Mikuni downdraft-type carburetor. The bike has a 5-speed transmission and a shaft final drive. The front suspension is a telescopic fork with 140mm of travel, while the rear suspension is a swingarm Monocross with 86mm of travel. The front brakes are a single 298mm disc with two-piston calipers, while the rear brakes are a 200mm drum. The bike has a height of 1105mm, a length of 2450mm, and a width of 930mm. The wheelbase is 1625mm and the seat height is 695mm. The dry weight is 229kg and the fuel capacity is 16 liters. The bike boasts a maximum power of 40hp at 6500rpm and a maximum torque of 50.9Nm at 3000rpm. The Yamaha XVS 650 Drag Star’s front tire is a 130/90-18 and the rear tire is a 170/80-15.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Yamaha XVS 650 Drag Star

Year: 1997 – 99

Engine: Four stroke, 75 degreesV-twin cylinder, SOHC, 2 valve per cylinder
Capacity: 649 cc / 39.6 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 81 x 63 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
Lubrication: Wet sump
Induction: 28mm Mikuni downdraft-type carburetor
Ignition: Digital TCI
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 40 hp / 29.2 kW @ 6500 rpm
Max Torque: 50.9 Nm / 37 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
Clutch: Wet, multiple disc
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Front Suspension: Telescopic fork

Front Wheel Travel: 140 mm / 5.5 in
Rear Suspension: Swingarm Monocross
Rear Wheel Travel: 86 mm / 3.4 in
Front Brakes: Single 298mm disc 2 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: 200mm drum
Front Tyre: 130/90-18
Rear Tyre: 170/80-15
Dimensions: Height 1105 mm / 43.5 in Length 2450 mm / 96.5 in width 930 mm / 36.6 in
Wheelbase: 1625 mm / 64 in
Seat Height: 695 mm / 26.0 in
Ground Clearance: 145 mm / 5.7 in
Dry Weight: 229 kg / 504 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 16 Litres / 4.2 US gal

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